NEW YORK, NEW YORK — February 16, 2021 — Slate, an enterprise content creation platform, was selected as a finalist in the Enterprise & Smart Data category for the 11th annual SXSW Pitch®.
SXSW Pitch is the marquee event of South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Online (March 16-20, 2021), where leading startups from around the world showcase some of the most impressive technology innovations to a panel of hand-picked judges and a virtual audience. Out of the more than 500 companies that applied to present at SXSW Pitch 2021, Slate was selected among the 40 finalists spanning 8 separate categories.
2021 Categories include Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Voice, Enterprise & Smart Data, Entertainment, Gaming & Content, Future of Work, Health, Wearables & Wellbeing, Innovative World Technologies, Smart Cities, Transportation & Logistics, Social & Culture.
The two-day event will be presented on Wednesday, March 17th and Thursday, March 18th during SXSW Online. The winners for each category will be announced during the SXSW Pitch Award Ceremony on Thursday, March 18th at 3:05 pm.
Slate will present among four other companies in the Enterprise & Smart Data category on March 17, 2021.
“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase Slate on the SXSW digital stage this year alongside some of the best early stage startups in the world. While we wish we could be in Austin surrounded by our industry peers, SXSW has done an amazing job to build an online experience for this year’s event. We’re honored to be a part of it,” said Slate Co-founder & COO Eric Stark.
Slate is both a content creation and digital asset management platform that gives enterprises the ability to control their brand output on social media and produce social content in seconds.
Slate gained traction among top sports brands in 2020 for allowing them to streamline their social media content creation, empower influencers, and monetize their ephemeral content.
“SXSW Pitch is having an incredible year in the recruiting, and showcasing of, the best and the brightest startups from around the globe. Despite the global pandemics, the startup community has responded positively to our call for participation, and with this SXSW is able to feature an incredible class of startups that we believe will change the landscape of the technology world”, said SXSW Pitch Event Producer Chris Valentine.